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The Resource Eight pieces of empire : a 20-year journey through the Soviet collapse, Lawrence Scott Sheets

Eight pieces of empire : a 20-year journey through the Soviet collapse, Lawrence Scott Sheets

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Eight pieces of empire : a 20-year journey through the Soviet collapse
Title
Eight pieces of empire
Title remainder
a 20-year journey through the Soviet collapse
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Scott Sheets
Title variation
8 pieces of empire
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A detailed chronicle of the collapse of the Soviet Union is told through a series of episodes and vignettes to explore personal, political, and historical contributing factors as well as its ongoing repercussions
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10015993
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sheets, Lawrence Scott
Dewey number
947.085/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DK286
LC item number
.S44 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Social change
  • Social change
  • Post-communism
  • Post-communism
  • Soviet Union
  • Soviet Union
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Soviet Union
  • Russia (Federation)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a 20-year journey through the Soviet collapse
Label
Eight pieces of empire : a 20-year journey through the Soviet collapse, Lawrence Scott Sheets
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-318)
Contents
Pt. 1: Farewell Leningrad, farewell empire (1989-1991). A civil war outside my door ; Our communal ; Tears of a KGB man ; A bigamist bandit and a button maker ; Sickle and hammer down : an empire's last hours -- Pt. 2: Georgia : anarchy in paradise (1992-1996). Nobody started this war ; Exodus ; Buried five times : insurgents in flat black nylons ; A word about war -- Pt. 3: Azerbaijan and Armenia at war (1993-1995). Azerbaijan : lifesaving carpets ; Armenia : a faded tintype of mount Ararat ; Azerbaijan : the Shish Kebab War and Eastern democracy -- Pt. 4: Chechnya : echoes of the deportation (1993-2004). Grenade, lightly tossed ; Grozny ; Three libertine sabotage women ; A disappearance ; Three boys seeking martyrdom -- Pt. 5: Resurrections : the abdication of atheism (1998-2005). A nameless bunch of bones ; A KGB church and latter-day saints -- Pt. 6: Central Asia : rise of the red sultans (2001-2002). Uzbekistan : I cannot answer that question ; An Afghan interlude ; The island of Dr. Moreau -- Pt. 7: Revolutions, reindeer, and radiation (2003-2011). The flaming recliner ; Last song of the Ultas ; Home, sweet Chernobyl ; The road to the schoolhouse -- Pt. 8: An empire epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 318 p.
Isbn
9780307395825
Lccn
2011023849
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn699763875
  • (OCoLC)699763875
  • 227580
Label
Eight pieces of empire : a 20-year journey through the Soviet collapse, Lawrence Scott Sheets
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-318)
Contents
Pt. 1: Farewell Leningrad, farewell empire (1989-1991). A civil war outside my door ; Our communal ; Tears of a KGB man ; A bigamist bandit and a button maker ; Sickle and hammer down : an empire's last hours -- Pt. 2: Georgia : anarchy in paradise (1992-1996). Nobody started this war ; Exodus ; Buried five times : insurgents in flat black nylons ; A word about war -- Pt. 3: Azerbaijan and Armenia at war (1993-1995). Azerbaijan : lifesaving carpets ; Armenia : a faded tintype of mount Ararat ; Azerbaijan : the Shish Kebab War and Eastern democracy -- Pt. 4: Chechnya : echoes of the deportation (1993-2004). Grenade, lightly tossed ; Grozny ; Three libertine sabotage women ; A disappearance ; Three boys seeking martyrdom -- Pt. 5: Resurrections : the abdication of atheism (1998-2005). A nameless bunch of bones ; A KGB church and latter-day saints -- Pt. 6: Central Asia : rise of the red sultans (2001-2002). Uzbekistan : I cannot answer that question ; An Afghan interlude ; The island of Dr. Moreau -- Pt. 7: Revolutions, reindeer, and radiation (2003-2011). The flaming recliner ; Last song of the Ultas ; Home, sweet Chernobyl ; The road to the schoolhouse -- Pt. 8: An empire epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 318 p.
Isbn
9780307395825
Lccn
2011023849
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn699763875
  • (OCoLC)699763875
  • 227580

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